A comprehensive reference text, Evolving Concepts in Gastrointestinal Motility covers the most recent developments in the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) motility disorders. The significant advances that have been made in basic and clinical research are described, and their implications for the practice of gastroenterology are also discussed. An international group of acclaimed experts present authoritative reviews of esophageal motility disorders, gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastroparesis, functional dyspepsia, intestinal pseudo-obstruction, irritable bowel syndrome, sphincter of Oddi dysfunction and chronic constipation. Special chapters focus on landmarks in the study of GI motility, our current understanding of visceral sensation and perception, the potential pathogenic role of alterations in GI motility and GI functioning during sleep, and surgical options in treatment. The last chapter considers controversial issues and takes a look at future trends. Evolving Concepts in Gastrointestinal Motility will appeal to both practitioners and researchers in this field, combining both basic and clinical research to give a definitive account of the current state of play.
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